Originally Posted by blackcat6
LOL. It's very clear that you obviously don't get the point.
I said that I can't easily receive WCEE-LP 16.1. I was told that I could. The party who said this was wrong. Where is your criticism of that?
So I'll ask you the same question that I asked the last "expert" who weighed in. Please tell me which "cheap antenna" I can use to receive that station. Please include the costs of any required mounting. You can use either of those two TV Fool reports that I posted. I wait to hear the secret of this magic cheap antenna.
Oh yeah. Add in WKHY too since it's in the same direction. 2 years ago you told me that I wasn't supposed to receive it.
If you can't come up with an answer, then I'd say I know all that I need to know about it. I don't claim to be a professional or expert.
First you missed the point of my post, as you do most post pointed at you. You pick our one line and run with it, and it is normally not even what the subject was to start with.
Let me answer you question. First WCEE. They run a directional antenna with the major lobe pointed at 180 and 270 deg. With the limited power they have the point was to cover Chartotte. I am sure they, or I (WHKY) for that matter gave no thought to where you live when the antenna was picked for the site. We pick antennas for coverage of population. There is a lot of open area where you live.
As for WHKY. That antenna looks like a "figure 8" folded back on it's self some. Major lobes are 15 and 245 Deg. It was to cover Charlotte, and areas to the North of Charlotte. Let me give you a little lesson in running two transmitters, or more on the same channel. I can lock them together, but I have the same problem as if you drop 2 rocks in still water. When the rings from the rocks hit, they cancel each other. The nice thing is by moving phase relationship between the transmitters I can pick the point that this occurs. You will not be happy to note that the logical point that was picked is Lake Norman. It is the right distance, and the lake even sits a the right angle. Population is lower there than other places. About every 90 days (remember I talked about Summer to Winter things change) I sit just off of Slanting Bridge, and with a laptop and test equipment I move phase till minimum signal reached my non directional antenna sitting at around 20 feet off the road. WHKY was never intended for anyone in your area to ever look at the Charlotte site. The WHKY Charlotte antenna your direction has next to no power to reduce problems with the main site on Baker Mt that does have power that direction.
Looking at where you live, be glad you have any over the air reception. You are in a low spot (as you pointed out in your other post). You have a fair view to Dallas, but your look to the North Charlotte site is not good. As was pointed out to you location has everything to do with this. Same reason transmitter sites are picked. I would think with looking at the TV fool during the Analog days you saw a lot of ghost. What you will see now is good signal level, but will not decode.Still Ghost. Ok have at it.